For more than 35 years, the highly trained technicians at Precision Tune Auto Care have been the sworn enemy of check-engine lights around the globe, battling auto troubles with a full array of maintenance and repair services. They tackle problems both cosmetic and mechanical on sedans, SUVs, minivans, and even hybrids, which require special care since they’re half car and half human. From 350 locations in six countries, these car clinicians hone their expertise by servicing 2.5 million vehicles each year.
Committing to fitness 29 years ago with the birth of her daughter, Marie has since learned myriad ways to customize fitness routines to suit her goals and age. During that time, she received her certification in Hot Hula, a workout system centered around the dances of the Pacific Islands. The system incorporates simple dance moves coordinated to Polynesian drumbeats and reggae music. In each 60-minute class she leads, participants dance and achieve a complete workout as the routine targets cores and large muscle groups, sculpting definition in the abs, glutes, quads, and arms.
At Almaden Valley Window Washing, a small, family-run business operating for more than three decades, technicians use only child- and pet-safe cleaning products to oust gunk from homes' interiors and exteriors. Grime fighters free windows of light-blocking filth and relieve gutters of accumulated foliage or broomstick fibers dropped by migrating witches. The handy team can also refurbish houses' insides with home repairs or remodeling. Always attuned to homeowner's satisfaction, the company's landscape architects use meticulous techniques when coiffing hedges, installing gutter protectors, or painting decks with glow-in-the-dark bull's eyes for arriving UFOs.
Bleach Bright USA furnishes more dazzling smiles with its full line of teeth-whitening products. The treatments can be performed in offices or at home, with kosher whitening gels working in tandem with LED lights to brighten teeth by up to eight shades. On-the-go whitening pens, daily brushing foams, and rinses help maintain lightened hues.
The historical Hayes Mansion is an apt spot for a sophisticated champagne brunch. Every Sunday, diners file gracefully from fresh seafood bars to carving stations and from cheese displays to tables that bustle with chefs making desserts by hand. Plates well appointed, guests settle into their seats with a glass of champagne to enjoy the views of grounds.
Breakfast is the focal point at Southern Kitchen Coffee Shop, where the undisputed specialty is fried chicken with eggs, hash browns, and biscuits smothered in gravy. The menu also features Mexican-inspired dishes such as chilaquiles and fajitas.